WASHINGTON — Congressional action on legislation to reduce Y2K-related lawsuits was put off Thursday so Congress and the White House could try a final time to resolve their differences and avoid a presidential veto.

“Right before the meltdown both sides pulled back,” said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. House and Senate negotiators decided to wait until Tuesday before approving the final draft of the Y2K bill.

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